Associations to the word «Delegate»


DELEGATE, noun. A person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy
DELEGATE, noun. A representative at a conference, etc.
DELEGATE, noun. (US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies
DELEGATE, noun. (computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer
DELEGATE, verb. To authorize someone to be a delegate
DELEGATE, verb. To commit a task to someone, especially a subordinate
DELEGATE, verb. (computing) (Internet) (of a subdomain) to give away authority over a subdomain; to allow someone else to create sub-subdomains of a subdomain of yours

Dictionary definition

DELEGATE, noun. A person appointed or elected to represent others.
DELEGATE, verb. Transfer power to someone.
DELEGATE, verb. Give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person).

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle